Luigi Alfredo Grieco

Luigi Alfredo Grieco
Politecnico di Bari | Poliba · Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica e dell’Informazione

PhD, Associate Professor

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Introduction
Research topics & areas of interest: 1) Internet of Things, Machine to Machine, Cyber Physical Systems 2) Information Centric Networks 3) Hetnets 4) LoRa 5) Nanonetworks 6) Multimedia streaming 7) Smart Cities & Smart Grids 8) WiFi, WiMAX, LTE, WSN
Additional affiliations
January 2004 - present
Politecnico di Bari
July 2000 - December 2003
Università del Salento
Position
  • PhD Student

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Publications (215)
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In this paper, we propose an optimized transmission scheme with energy-harvesting for a diffusion-based molecular communication system composed by nano-devices fed by piezoelectric nanogenerators. To this end, we firstly derive a system model that analytically describes the mean and the variance of the aggregated noise at the output of the receiver...
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Container networking is emerging as a game-changer paradigm for the deployment of virtualized service infrastructures in a faster and reliable way. Nevertheless, Small and Medium Enterprises are still skeptical to revise their business in this direction because of the absence of deep studies showing its effectiveness in real deployments leveraging...
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Piezoelectric nanogenerators recently emerged as a turning point in the design of energy-aware and energy harvesting transmission scheme at the nanoscale. This work considers their adoption in diffusion-based molecular communications, proposing a power control strategy based on feedback control theory. In particular, the transmission power of an el...
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Telecom operators recently started to integrate Software-Defined Networking facilities for controlling and managing their optical transport networks. Here, the management of forwarding rules into the resulting Transport Software-Defined Networking (T-SDN) architecture has to be addressed by taking into account the energy and quality of service requ...
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Software-defined networking (SDN) is an innovative technology that aims to improve the network control, provide virtualized, and improved resource utilization in traditional networks. At the same time, telco operators are adopting the SDN technologies in their traditional networks, eventually called Transport-SDN (T-SDN). This integration poses num...
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Thanks to its inherent capabilities (such as, fairly long radio coverage with extremely low power consumption), LoRaWAN can support a wide spectrum of low rate use-cases in the industry 4.0. In this paper, both plain and energy harvesting industrial environments are considered to study the performance of LoRa radios for industrial automation. In th...
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Latest research in the integration of robotics and Internet of Things (IoT) systems paved the way for the development of new and potentially disruptive technologies, with applications in critical domains such as surveillance, environmental monitoring, smart agriculture and ambient intelligence in general. In this work, a robotic-aided IoT system fo...
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The automated setup of Internet of things (IoT) systems in industrial environments is an open challenge at the forefront of networking and robotics domains. In this study, a robotic‐aided deployment system is proposed and experimentally tested with reference to the Internet protocol version 6 technology. To this end, a design methodology has been c...
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The absence of proper infrastructure and rapid change in topological formation makes it challenging to adapt the appropriate clustering scheme for choosing a stable cluster head. In this paper, we propose an Adaptive REsilience Algorithm (AREA) for cluster reformation in VANET that takes into account multiple interrelated metrics including the dire...
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Starting from these premises, this book chapter aims to investigate physical transmission rates and communication ranges reachable in human tissues, starting from the formulation of a sophisticated channel model that takes into account the frequency and spatial dependence of the skin permittivity. First, the communication channel is modeled as a st...
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During the last years, the interest in nano-technologies and nanoscale communications significantly growth in several application domains, such as healthcare, bio-medicine, agro-food, industry, and military/defense. Nano-scale devices are able to interact with each others, with existing communication networks and, ultimately, with the Internet. As...
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Exploiting the advantages brought by long-range radio communications and extremely low power consumption, LoRaWAN is capable to support low rate industry 4.0 services. Despite being energy-efficient, LoRa motes can still undergo frequent battery replenishment caused by the monitoring requirements of industrial applications. Duty-cycle constrained o...
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Low-power wide area networks (LPWANs) are gaining momentum within Internet of Things circles, thanks to their inherent capabilities to simplify network topologies and increase coverage in low-rate and low-power communications. This study focuses on a specific LPWAN technology, namely Long Range Wireless Area Network (LoRaWAN), which is being widely...
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Information-Centric Networking (ICN) has recently emerged as a result of the increased demand to access contents regardless of their location in the network services. This new approach facilitates content distribution as a service of the network with lower delay and higher security in comparison with the current IP network. Applying ICN in current...
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This work presents a novel information-centric communication bus for Intelligent Transportation Systems, namely BONVOYAGE Communication System. Based on the Internames principle (i.e., an evolution of the well-known Information-Centric Networking paradigm), it offers a scalable and distributed dissemination of real-time contents through standardize...
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The Internet of Drones represents an emerging network architecture for coordinated Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, adopted for the provisioning of advanced services in Intelligent Transportation Systems, traffic monitoring, photometry, smart agriculture, and disaster recovery application domains. During the flight, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles may frequently...
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Applications and services emerged in the Internet of Things era are introducing new challenging requirements to the current communication technologies. Since a high number of devices are intentioned to sporadically send small data packets, the transmission speed goes at a secondary level of importance. Instead, more attention is devoted to coverage...
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The information-centric networking (ICN) paradigm is attracting more and more interest from the research community due to its peculiarities that make it one of the best candidates for constructing the future Internet. For this reason, there are many papers in literature that study how to transform ICN principles in reality in order to magnify its r...
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Nowadays, Internet of things (IoT) and robotic systems are key drivers of technological innovation trends. Leveraging the advantages of both technologies, IoT-aided robotic systems can disclose a disruptive potential of opportunities The present contribution provides an experimental analysis of an IoT-aided robotic system for environmental monitori...
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Internet of Things (IoT) is characterized by heterogeneous technologies, which concur to the provisioning of innovative services in different application domains. Introducing efficient mechanisms for collecting, processing, and delivering data generated by sensors, medical equipment, wearable devices, and humans, is a key enabling factor for advanc...
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Internet of Things (IoT) is characterized by heterogeneous technologies, which concur to the provisioning of innovative services in different application domains. Introducing efficient mechanisms for collecting, processing, and delivering data generated by sensors, medical equipment, wearable devices, and humans, is a key enabling factor for advanc...
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Security, interoperability, scalability, and mobility support are key challenges for the Internet of Things (IoT). Information Centric Networking (ICN) is an emerging paradigm for the Future Internet design that brings all the potential to face these challenges thanks to name-driven networking primitives. As a matter of fact, ICN natively supports...
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A Body Area Nano-NETwork represents a system of biomedical nano-devices that, equipped with sensing, computing, and communication capabilities, can be implanted, ingested, or worn by humans for collecting diagnostic information and tuning medical treatments. The communication among these nano-devices can be enabled by graphene-based nano-antennas,...
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Information Centric Networking (ICN), as a novel network paradigm, is expected to natively support mobility, multicast, and multihoming in Vehicular Ad hoc Networks (VANETs). In this paper, the adoption of ICN principles for multimedia streaming in multihomed VANETs is investigated, with a major emphasis on the tradeoff between Quality of Experienc...
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In network overlays, virtual links among remote processes are usually established to circumvent the limitations of underlying protocols. The resulting dynamics have been recently studied, based on a novel random graph model that assumes that no link failure can occur. In that model, the case of faulty links has been only marginally stated to stimul...
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With reference to the IEEE 802.15.4 standard, many solutions have been formulated to face the different facets of layer-2 security. Unfortunately, the opportunities and subtleties arising from their joint adoption has been not investigated, due to the lack of an integrating framework. To this end, hereby a novel standard compatible framework is pro...
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Thanks to the availability of miniaturized camera and microphones, nowadays Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networks (WMSNs) can sense and deliver audio/video signals from a target environment to remote analysis sites. Hence, new opportunity are disclosed for advanced applications in health care, surveillance, military, and traffic monitoring domains, t...
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Interoperability, flexibility, and adaptability are key requirements of future internet applications. Convergence of contents, services, things, and networks can be the cornerstone to fulfill these requirements. Such rich and composite sources of data and processing capabilities call for a structured and formal approach that manages and capitalizes...
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The latest advances in mobile devices and the widespread diffusion of networked objects are driving the evolution of traditional Mobile Cloud Computing (MCC) systems toward a new framework where storage, computing, sensing, and other device capabilities are offered as a service at the network edge. This visionary scenario, encompassing heterogeneou...
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Research interest on Information Centric Networking (ICN) has been sharply growing. Although new architectures, algorithms, and analytical models have been proposed, their evaluation remains often isolated and not rigorously verified by the research community. This paper initially portrays the composition of open source software tools available for...
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The IoT paradigm holds the promise to revolutionize the way we live and work by means of a wealth of new services, based on seamless interactions between a large amount of heterogeneous devices. After decades of conceptual inception of the IoT, in recent years a large variety of communication technologies has gradually emerged, reflecting a large d...
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This paper capitalizes on two emerging trends, i.e. the growing use of wireless at the edge of industrial control networks and the growing interest to integrate IP into said networks. This is facilitated by recent design contributions from the IEEE and the IETF, where the former developed a highly efficient deterministic time-frequency scheduled me...
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Abstract. Interoperability, exibility and adaptability are key require- ments of Future Internet applications. Convergence of contents, services, things and networks seems to be the cornerstone to fullfill these require- ments. In this paper we propose a model for runtime composition of software applications in sensors newtworks based on data, pro...
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The IEEE 802.15.4 standard represents one of the most successful technologies for enabling low-rate wireless personal area networks (LR-WPANs). Accordingly, the properties of its protocols (at physical and MAC layers) have been widely studied in the scientific literature to derive performance bounds on throughput, delays, and frame losses. At the s...
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The estimation of a large population’s size by means of sampling procedures is a key issue in many networking scenarios. Their application domains span from RFID systems to peer-to-peer networks; from traffic analysis to wireless sensor networks; from multicast networks to WLANs. The present contribution aims at illustrating and classifying in a co...
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In this paper we present an innovative monitoring system, namely TLSensing, that can be integrated in future aerial vehicles for supporting the development of advanced health management systems. Based on the revolutionary Internet of Things paradigm and emerging open standards for low-power and short-range wireless technologies, it intends to enabl...
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This letter investigates nanoscale wireless communications in human tissues. Starting from propagation models, validated through real experiments, channel capacity and transmission ranges are derived for different physical transmission settings. Results highlight the challenges characterizing the communication in such a medium, thus, paving the way...
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The Internet of Things (IoT) paradigm envisions an interconnected world where things can communicate with each other, transmit state information and execute smart tasks. The number of devices connected in Internet has been growing exponentially in the past years and the Machine-to-Machine (M2M) plays a major role in enabling IoT paradigm while it i...
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The Time Slotted Channel Hopping (TSCH) Medium Access Control (MAC) has been introduced in the recent IEEE 802.15.4e amendment to improve energy efficiency and reliability of short range wireless communications in industrial applications. However the joining phase can take very long time due to the operation of TSCH and beside being a problem in th...
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Name Data Networking (NDN) is a novel information-centric architecture, based on networking primitives that are driven by hierarchical content names. It promises to ease the development of content sharing services, simplify the management of mobile applications across heterogeneous wireless technologies, and enable native multicast and multipath co...
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The diffusion of social networks and broadband technologies is letting emerge large online communities of people who stay always in touch with each other and exchange messages, thoughts, photos, videos, files, and any other type of contents. At the same time, due to the introduction of crowd-sourcing strategies, according to which services and cont...
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With the diffusion of the Internet of Things paradigm, even more researchers and industries worldwide are focusing their attention on the definition of optimized protocol architectures, able to offer a wide range of services in Lowpower and Lossy Networks. In this context, the OpenWSN project emerges as one of the most promising open-source protoco...
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The diffusion of social networks and broadband technologies is letting emerge large online communities of people that stay always in touch with each other and exchange messages, thoughts, photos, videos, files, and any other type of contents. At the same time, due to the introduction of crowd-sourcing strategies, according to which services and con...
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This paper summarizes all research advancements obtained by the Politecnico di Bari through the RES NOVAE Project activities in the field of the smart grids. Such activities have been aimed at bringing substantial contributions in the development of smart grid in medium-voltage and low-voltage distribution systems. Since the scientific approach to...
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Random graphs have been widely investigated in the literature because of their relevance to many scientific domains. In this brief, the attention is focused on diameter-constrained random graphs, which are useful in analyzing unstructured overlays for delay-bounded network applications and systems. To this end, a general process of arrivals is cons...
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The IEEE 802.15.4 standard is widely recognized as one of the most successful enabling technologies for short range low rate wireless communications. It covers all the details related to the MAC and PHY layers of the protocol stack. In addition, it supports the possibility to protect MAC packets by using symmetric-key cryptography techniques and it...
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Body Area Nano-NETworks (BANNETs) consist of integrated nano-machines, diffused in the human body for collecting diagnostic information and tuning medical treatments. Endowed with communication capabilities, such nano-metric devices can interact with each other and the external micro/macro world, thus enabling advanced health-care services (e.g., t...
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In this paper, a lightweight enhanced monitoring (LEMON) algorithm based on packet sampling, is proposed. It targets a preassigned accuracy on bitrate estimates, for each monitored flow at a router interface. To this end, LEMON takes into account some basic properties of the flows, which can be easily inferred from a sampled stream, and it exploits...
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This demo focuses on the cross-comparison of CCN simulators available as open source software. The aim is to start a quantitative evaluation of the accuracy, coherence, as well as scalability of software tools available for CCN, in order to understand their boundaries and check if they achieve consistent results. The demo process consists of showin...
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Methodologies for correct by construction reconfigurations can efficiently solve consistency issues in dynamic software architecture. Graph-based models are appropriate for designing such architectures and methods. At the same time, they may be unfit to characterize a system from a non-functional perspective. This stems from efficiency and applicab...
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p> This demo focuses on the cross-comparison of CCN simulators available as open source software. The aim is to start a quantitative evaluation of the accuracy, coherence, as well as scalability of software tools available for CCN, in order to understand their boundaries and check if they achieve consistent results. The demo process consists of sho...
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The ongoing revolution of Internet of Things (IoT), together with the growing diffusion of robots in many activities of every day life, makes IoT-aided robotics applications a tangible reality of our upcoming future. Accordingly, new advanced services, based on the interplay between robots and “things”, are being conceived in assisting humans. Neve...
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While numerous Information Centric Networking (ICN) architectures have been proposed over the last years, the community has so far only timidly attempted at a quantitative assessment of the relative quality of service level that users are expected to enjoy in each of them. This paper starts a journey toward the cross comparison of ICN alternatives,...
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Content-Centric Networking (CCN) is an entirely novel networking paradigm, in which packet forwarding relies upon lookup operations on content names directly instead of fixed-length host addresses. The unique features of CCN names, i.e., variable length, huge cardinality, and hierarchical structure, introduce new challenges that could hinder the de...
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Information-centric networking (ICN) leverages content demand redundancy and proposes in-network caching to reduce network and servers load and to improve quality of experience. In this paper, we study the interaction between in-network caching of ICN and Additive Increase Multiplicative Decrease (AIMD) end-to-end congestion control with a focus on...
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High-quality multimedia streaming services in Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks (VANETs) are severely hindered by intermittent host connectivity issues. The Information Centric Networking (ICN) paradigm could help solving this issue thanks to its new networking primitives driven by content names rather than host addresses. This unique feature, in fact, ena...
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In the upcoming many-core era, chip multiprocessor architectures will be composed of hundreds or even thousands of processor cores, which interact among them through an on-chip communication platform for synchronization and data coherency/consistency purposes. As the traffic generated within the chip becomes more multicast-intensive, it is necessar...
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The emerging information-centric networking (ICN) paradigm is gaining worldwide the attention of academia and industrial research communities, thanks to its inherent ability to support also the next generation information and communication technology services beyond the current host-centric Internet rationale. In this context, significant scientifi...